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Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde, Scotland, UK

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Other/historical region names associated with this locality: Lanarkshire
Old lead-zinc mining area, part of the Leadhills-Wanlockhead Mining District (see Wanlockhead,

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105 entries listed. 73 valid minerals. 9 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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- Temple, A. K. (1956): Leadhills-Wanlockhead lead and zinc deposits. Trans. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh 63, 85-113.
- Gillanders, R.J. (1981): Famous mineral localities: the Leadhills-Wanlockhead district, Scotland. Mineralogical Record, 12(4), 235-250.
- Paar, W. H. (1983): Leadhills-Wanlockhead. Lapis 8 (9), 9-15 (in German).
- Davidson, P. (1998): Leadhills und Wanlockhead - Gottes Schatzhaus in Schottland. Zwei weltberühmte Fundorte - vorgestellt in Hamburg. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (6), 18-20. (in German)
- Jackson, B. (2011): The Mining History and Mineralogy of the Leadhills Orefield, Scotland. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 46:5-9

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